Round the Moon serves as a compelling sequel to From the Earth to the Moon, further expanding upon Verne's imaginative universe. Round the Moon delves into the gripping narrative that unfolds after Gun Club president Barbicane, his rival Nicholl, and the adventurous Frenchman Ardan are propelled towards the moon within a projectile launched from the colossal cannon. Narrowly evading a treacherous asteroid, their trajectory is unexpectedly altered. Despite the unexpected turn of events, they manage to enter the lunar orbit. Yet, the pressing question remains: Will they successfully navigate a safe landing on the moon's surface and return to Earth unscathed?
About the Author:
Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828, in Nantes, France. His most notable works include Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas (1869), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1872). Often referred to as the "father of science fiction," Verne authored over 60 books during his lifetime.Verne possessed a remarkable ability to envision technological advancements well before their actual realization. His works introduced concepts such as submarines, deep-sea exploration, and space travel.